Wine for Good

Tickets on sale now for our community's shining gem - the Harvest Wine & Food Festival

Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation (DCWAF), one of the nation’s premier fundraising organizations, is pleased to bring Harvest Wine & Food Festival back to South Walton October 13-16. Tickets to all 2022 festival events are on sale now at Proceeds from the festival benefit DCWAF’s mission of helping children in need in Northwest Florida. DCWAF supports 15 children’s charities working to tackle homelessness, food insecurity, medical care, and more in the local community. Now in its sixth year, the 2022 festival weekend will open with two nights of wine dinners hosted in private homes and restaurants throughout South Walton headlined by some of the world’s finest wineries such as Saint Helena Winery, Tarpon Cellars, Ovid Napa Valley, and Booker Wines. The festival’s signature event, the Grand Tasting, will be held on Saturday, October 15 on WaterColor’s Cerulean Park. Guests will once again be welcomed to WaterColor for an afternoon of epicurean excellence featuring tasting stations from world-class wineries, as well as culinary stations manned by celebrity chefs from some of the best restaurants along the Gulf Coast and throughout the Southeast. The weekend concludes with a lively cocktail brunch hosted by the men behind the Agave Road Trip podcast. Guests are invited to join Lou Bank as he leads them on a journey through agave spirits. Hosted in a private 360 Blue home in WaterColor, guests will take part in a short tequila tasting seminar before enjoying delicious brunch fare by Chef Phil McDonald of Black Bear Bread Company along with craft cocktail pairings by Better Together Beverage and 818 Tequila. A silent auction boasting rare wines, luxury trips, and staycations will be available virtually Thursday, October 13 at 9am CST through Sunday, October 16 at noon CST. A full list of this year’s headliners and schedule of events can be found at

Where the Money Goes

All of Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation’s fundraising efforts benefit 15 local charities all dedicated to serving the critical needs of children in need in Northwest Florida. DCWAF proudly partners with the following organizations: AMIkids Emerald Coast Ascension Sacred Heart Emerald Coast Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast Children in Crisis, Inc Children’s Volunteer Health Network Emerald Coast Autism Center Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center Food for Thought Outreach Habitat for Humanity of Walton County Mental Health Association of Okaloosa and Walton Counties Opportunity Place, Inc Shelter House of Northwest Florida The Arc of the Emerald Coast Westonwood Ranch Youth Village

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